Suffolk man shot while sitting in car

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Suffolk, Virginia – Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting that happened shortly before 3:00am Saturday.

Police say 26 year old Christopher Copeland of Suffolk was sitting in the backseat of a car in the 100 block of South 4th Street when he was shot.

Officers initially responded to the 1700 block of Freeney Avenue where they were notified about Copeland.

Copeland was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.